Liveaboard Sports/Reef Fishing Trips

Charter Options Liveaboard Fishing Charters - overnight or up to 5 days
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Liveaboard Sports/Reef Fishing Trips

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Affordable And Luxury Liveaboard Fishing Charters

The Ultimate Whitsundays Game Fishing Adventure

Whitsunday sports fishing trips are based in the heart of the many 74 Whitsundays Islands and the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Indeed the majestic large reef system is perfectly poised off the north Queensland coastline, a 2-hour passage away from Hamilton Island. An essential Australian travel experience, especially for any keen game fisherman.

Whitsunday Liveaboard Sport/Reef Fishing Experience

Liveaboard sport/reef fishing trips 100% maximise your fishing experience to catch that fish of a lifetime. Fishing the Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef with Topnotch Game Fishing will put you frontline in the hunt for trophy game fish and reef fish. Pelagic fish species targeted include giant trevally, Spanish mackerel, longtail/yellowfin tuna, sailfish and black marlin. Bottom reef fish that can be encountered are coral trout, red emperor, nannygai, cobia, a variety of cods, sweetlips and snapper. The Whitsundays region sets the scene for one of the world’s most incredible world-class sports/reef fishing destinations.

Light Tackle Sports/Reef Fishing Trips

We want to make your trip with us a great day on the water and an unforgettable bluewater fishing experience. Regardless of your level of angling experience, we aim to put you on your bucket list, fish! With our liveaboard fishing trips, you can choose between trolling for pelagics or bottom fishing with bait to target tasty table reef fish like the red emperor, nannygai, and coral trout.

Take-Home Your Catch

There is plenty of cold storage onboard the enormous 65 Precision to take your catch home in the best possible condition. Also, The Pirate has refrigeration onboard as well. We will prepare your fish bagged, iced and ready for you to take home at the end of your fishing charter. We can also recommend some of the best restaurants on Hamilton Island to cook your catch in several different ways.

Choose Between Our Two Sports Fishing Vessels

Brilliant Company

65 Precision

The Pirate

34 Pirate

The Pirate ~ 34 Pirate

Live-aboard Rates – The Pirate
  • 2 Days – 1 Night = $6,400.00
  • 3 Days – 2 Nights = $9,600.00
  • Up to 3 pax.
  • Departing 8 am & returning 4 pm on the last day.
  • Fishing the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.
  • Sports & reef fishing.
  • Charters are tailored to suit clients’ needs.
  • Includes catering, tackle, bait, and light refreshments.
  • BYO alcohol.
Brilliant Company ~ 65 Precision
Live-aboard Rates – Brilliant Company
  • 2 Day – 1 Night = $11,000.00
  • 3 Days – 2 Nights = $15,500.00 
  • 4 Days – 3 Nights = $20,000.00
  • 5 Days – 4 Nights = $24,500.00
  • Up to 4 pax.
  • Departing 8 am & returning 4 pm on the last day.
  • Fishing the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.
  • Includes catering, tackle, bait and light refreshments.
  • Sports & reef fishing.
  • Charters are tailored to suit the client’s needs.
  • BYO alcohol.
What To Bring On Your Whitsunday Fishing Charter
  • Hat, personal sunscreen, camera, sunglasses, long sleeve shirt and a light jacket for cooler days.
  • Soft bag with clothes (please not large hard bags as they are difficult to store)
  • BYO snacks and alcohol

All charters depart & return from Hamilton Island Marina.

*** Note that daily island transfers are available on ferries to transport you from Port Of Airlie, Daydream Island, to Hamilton Island. Please check the latest Cruise Whitsunday timetable for departure & arrivals.

whitsundays sports/reef fishing trips

Before your trip, please consult your chemist for any seasick medication, and let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance for private charters.

*** Note all liveaboard fishing charters are private charters only. Brilliant Company is no shoe vessel, and only smoking is permitted in the cockpit.

Additional Fishing Options

Whitehaven Beach And Go Fishing

Liveaboard Fishing Charters - overnight or up to 5 days
  • Departure
    Hamilton Island Marina on D Arm Near the Marina Tavern
  • Departure Time
    8 am
  • Return Time
    4 pm